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... Thanks for asking about me. For now I've decided not to use the IV bisphosphonates and just continue with Calcium and exercise. After my DEXA scan in May then I'll make some decisions about whether I add medications or not. ... (17 replies)
... etc., she did not feel it necessary to test any hormones. This is the same doc who told me on my yearly exam in June, when I questioned her about the need for a DEXA scan due to my height loss, and we were discussing my calcium intake, that I cannot possibly drink enough milk to get enough calcium. ... (7 replies)
... LH and FSH are low normal range indicating secondary. ... (35 replies)

... I know this is an old thread, but I can relate to this! I had osteoporosis before I became anorexic though. I was diagnosed with it in 2006 by dexa scan one year after a full hysterectomy and loss of both ovaries. ... (3 replies)
... As for the original question, your scores are very good. I would just keep on doing what you're doing. My concern with DEXA scores in this range is that they don't do a baseline when you are 20. So how do they know this isn't where you've always been? ... (38 replies)
... But I suspect it is the fact that I have been on thyroid meds since 1989 that has made my bones so bad. I have always been a low normal weight range and very active. ... (8 replies)
Calciums levels?
Aug 29, 2007
... I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet. My DEXA scan was normal, but I'm losing bone in my jaw. Is it possible to have osteoporosis in just one bone? ... (8 replies)
... I was orginally on Fosamax for 2 years, then Actonel for 3 years. For 4 months after that, I was using HGH injections, and then for the last 7 months I've been on Forteo. With the bisphosphonates, I went from a -5.2 in my spine to a -4.3 (over 5 years). I had some blood tests last week and it showed my NTX as 128, which is 78 over the top range, meaning I was losing a lot of... (4 replies)
... The Mystery is Solved - I had an app't with my regular endocrinologist today. A resident doctor was reviewing my Dexa Scan from 12/05 and mentioned that my hip T score was worse and said it was in the -3 range and the report summary said it worse. I disagreed saying that my hip T score was always in the -1 range and my spine was in the -3 range.Then we both looked at the... (7 replies)
... I will have another dexa scan in a year my Dr. said I was thinking of trying it for a year and if I don't have any results maybe trying something else... ... (23 replies)
... That's great, Jacal! Reading about EZorb calcium on this site is the reason I decided to go with it for my evening calcium (and BoneUp for my morning calcium)--so I add the minerals at night, even though the makers of EZorb say you don't need to. I made the decision that it would be a good idea (and, of course, the BoneUp has the other minerals, so I don't bother in the AM). I... (44 replies)
... c surgeon. The symptoms I had were pain, inability to strand up straight, some weakness, some pain radiating down my back, buttocks and right leg. Xrays and CT scan showed the fracture. I went to a great surgeon at Johns Hopkins and he fused above and below the fracture. ... (9 replies)
... I think alot of us are in this same boat and no one has the proper answers. I am 50 and was diagnosed six years ago with osteopenia during a free bone density scan which my doctor even asked me "Why are you bothering to go? ... (5 replies)
... I wrote a lengthy reply very early this morning ... and much to my chagrin just as I tried to submit the reply the site went down for some maintenance work. :rolleyes: :bouncing: We start losing bone mass with small "holes" appearing in our bones so that on cross section they look like a sponge. Then the bone mass between these... (21 replies)
... in a DEXA scan. My doc wants me on meds. ... (13 replies)
Another newbie
Nov 9, 2013
... Interestingly my PCP sent me to my endocrinologist to get his take on what to do. He is the only one that actually looked at my DEXA scan rather than relying on a radiologist's report and did a bunch of lab work. His take? ... (14 replies)
... I assume the doc ordered it because of osteoporosis and dexa scan results. ... (1 replies)
... mine is 763! Also , my DEXA scan is bad, bad. ... (10 replies)
New Dexa Results
Apr 2, 2009
... Well - I have been exercising, taking my calcium and vit d over the past year and using strontium for the past 6 months. Just had another bone density scan (1 year since the last one). My spine is now back in the normal range with a 2% improvement over last year which makes me sooooo happy. :) The interesting thing is my hip scores. My total hip score improved by almost 1%... (12 replies)
... in my T score putting me in the osteoperosis range in my hips. I was given an rx for Evista....but really, really don't want to take rx drugs. ... (11 replies)




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